Neuropsychology

Scientists Explore the Brain’s Navigational Capacity

Participants in the 2016 Presidential Symposium hosted by APS President C. Randy Gallistel included Nobel Laureate Edvard Moser of Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, pioneering cognitive psychologist Barbara Tversky of Columbia University, pictured, neurobiologist Randolf Menzel of Freie Universität Berlin in Germany, and cognitive More

Clinical Psychological Science Illuminates Need for Multilevel Studies of Antisocial Behavior

Antisocial behavior is a construct in clinical psychological science that encompasses many different behaviors and diagnoses. Behaviors as common as cheating, lying, and use of illicit substances are considered antisocial, as are aggression, theft, and violence. When such behaviors become chronic, they are viewed as pathological and can lead to More

Books to Check Out: January 2016

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Brain Asymmetry and Neural Systems: Foundations in Clinical Neuroscience and Neuropsychology by David W. Harrison; Springer International Publishing, March 27, 2015. The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova; Viking Books, January 12, 2016. Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang; W. W. More